‘Talk and Walk with a Doc’ at Beech Forest Trail in Provincetown

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The Healthy Parks, Healthy People three-part wellness initiative continues with a morning event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Beech Forest Trail in Provincetown.

The third and final installment of “Talk and Walk with Doc” in 2023 will feature a short trail walk and presentations about mindfulness, the importance of a good night’s sleep and overall cardiac health. Speakers will include Cape Cod Healthcare cardiologist Dr. Elissa Thompson, mindfulness coach Ellen Sullivan and a park ranger. A Q&A session will follow.

“Talk and Walk with a Doc” is an outdoor wellness series at the National Seashore offered as part of the Healthy Parks, Healthy People program, which is in its ninth season as a partnership between Cape Cod Healthcare and the Cape Cod National Seashore. The program encourages outdoor exercise and exposure to nature through parks and public lands as a way to maintain good health, featuring the local resources of the trails, facilities, programs and staff of the National Park Service.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but it is encouraged. Registrants will receive news and updates in the event of a rain delay or postponement. A rain date is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 1.

Beech Forest Trail is located at 36 Race Point Road in Provincetown. The program meets at the parking lot; participants should bring a chair or blanket for the talk portion.

For more information and to register, visit www.capecodhealth.org/healthyparks